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Massachusetts Ranked Best State for Jobs in 2019

 With employers expecting to hire 16.6 percent more graduates from the Class of 2019 than in the previous year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Jobs, ranking Massachusetts first.

   WalletHub compared all 50 states across 33 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The data set ranges from employment growth to median annual income to average commute time.

  Here Are Massachusetts rankings in some of the job-related measures that led the Bay State to its number one jobs ranking.

• 8th – Job Opportunities

  1st – Employment Growth

  9th – Monthly Average Starting Salary

  14th – Unemployment Rate

  17th – Median Annual Income (Adjusted for Cost of Living)

  4th – Avg. Length of Work Week (in Hours)

  28th – Job Satisfaction

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